Cyber Ninjas, the firm hired by Arizona’s Republican-led state Senate to conduct a quixotic review of Maricopa County’s 2020 presidential election results, has laid off its employees and is shutting down. “Cyber Ninjas is being shut down,” a company spokesman confirmed to the Associated Press on Friday.

The news comes after Arizona election officials earlier this week released a point-by-point rebuttal of nearly 80 claims in the Cyber Ninjas’ review that were misleading or false, and as Maricopa Superior Court Judge John Hannah found the company in contempt of court for failing to comply with an order to turn over audit records to the Arizona Republic as part of a public records request. Judge Hannah imposed a $50,000 daily fine on Cyber Ninjas until the company can produce the requested records.

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